Best Golf Courses in Norwich

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Norwich, a city known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture, also boasts some of the finest golf courses in the UK. 

With its tranquil countryside setting and a variety of courses, there’s plenty on offer close by to the Norfolk city. Within a short drive, you have access to some amazing links courses, alongside some of the best golf hotels in the country

Here we provide a guide to our top picks for the best golf courses in Norwich, each offering a unique golfing experience.

The best golf courses in Norwich

Most of the golf courses below are easily reachable within a 30 minute drive (or less) from the centre of Norwich. 

But at the end we’ve included a couple a little further out, but well worth the extra drive!

1. Royal Norwich Golf Club

Royal Norwich golf club

📌 Location: The Weston Estate Weston Hall Road, Norwich NR9 5JZ | 💷 Green Fees: from £100

The Royal Norwich Golf Club, established in 1893, offers an exceptional golfing experience. 

Nestled in a stunning 10,000-acre, 400 year old parkland estate, the club has carefully preserved its history while embracing modern standards. 

The championship course stretches over 7,200 yards from the back tees (but offers multiple tee options) and presents a fair test for golfers of all abilities. 

There are a variety of challenging holes with the Par 3 3rd and Par 4 14th are particularly notable, presenting a beautiful water hazard that requires careful navigation.

2. Eaton Golf Club

Eaton Golf Club

📌 Location: Newmarket Rd, Norwich NR4 6SF | 💷 Green Fees: from £60

Established in 1910, Eaton Golf Club is a beautifully maintained 18-hole parkland course located in the heart of Norwich. 

Known for its tricky greens and tree-lined narrow fairways, Eaton’s 18-hole course is a par 70 and nearly 6,200 yards. Designed by J.H. Taylor, it’s an attractive parkland course that demands accurate and intelligent shots.

The 4th hole, a challenging par-4, often proves to be a test for even the most skilled golfers, requiring an accurate tee shot to avoid the strategically placed bunkers.

3. Barnham Broom Golf Club

Barnham Broom hotel, golf & restaurant

📌 Location: Honingham Rd, Barnham Broom, Norwich NR9 4DD | 💷 Green Fees: from £45

Situated in the picturesque Norfolk countryside, Barnham Broom Golf Club offers two stunning 18-hole golf courses, the Hill Course and the Valley Course. 

It’s fair to say that The Valley Course is known as the better layout, and one of the best courses in Norfolk. A, par 72, the course is protected by numerous water hazards, with the par-4 13th hole requiring a carry over water to reach the green.

The Hill Course, par 71, boasts panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, with the par-3 2nd hole being a favourite amongst many due to its stunning elevated tee. 

Together, they make Barnham Broom one of the best golf hotels in the UK, ranking in the GB & Ireland Top 100 Golf Resorts.

4. Dunston Hall Golf Club

De Vere Dunston Hall Hotel

📌 Location: Dunston Hall, Ipswich Rd, Norwich NR14 8PQ | 💷 Green Fees: from £21

Another venue that ranks in the GB & Ireland Top 100 Golf Resorts, Dunston Hall is located just a few miles from Norwich city centre. 

The resort offers an 18-hole parkland golf course set in 150 acres of stunning Norfolk parkland. Reaching 6,179-yards from the back tees, the course is known for its stunning parkland and woodland areas, its challenging layout and its fast, true USGA-spec greens.

If that wasn’t enough, the venue also has a 22-bay driving range to help you hone your game before you tackle the course.

5. Sprowston Manor Golf Club

Marriott Sprowston Manor Hotel & Country Club

📌 Location: Norwich NR7 8RP | 💷 Green Fees: from £30

Sprowston Manor Golf Club, located on the outskirts of Norwich, offers a premier golfing experience. 

The 18-hole championship course, designed by Ross McMurray, is renowned for its well-kept USGA specification greens and strategic bunkering. A 6,547-yard, par-71 championship layout, it offers a fair challenge with a mix of water hazards and strategically placed bunkers. 

With a variety of holes that cater to all skill levels, Sprowston Manor is a great choice for golfers seeking a challenging and enjoyable round.

Another club with an on-site hotel run by the Britannia chain, it also ranks in the GB & Ireland Top 100 Resorts.

6. Royal Cromer Golf Club

Royal Cromer golf club

📌 Location: 145 Overstrand Rd, Cromer NR27 0JH | 💷 Green Fees: from £60

Although it’s a little bit further out of the centre of Norwich, we had to include Royal Cromer into our list. 

Founded in 1888, Royal Cromer Golf Club is not just one of top golf courses in Norfolk, but also ranks in the top 100 list in the UK. 

If you make the effort to head out here, you’ll see why straight away. The 18-hole par-72 course offers cliff-top golf with stunning views throughout the round. 

Links in style, it’s known for its gorse-lined fairways and deep bunkers. The par-3 14th hole, known as “Lighthouse”, offers stunning sea views, but the exposed position can mean that wind often comes into play.

The club has a rich history and a welcoming atmosphere, making it a must-visit for any golf enthusiast in the area.

7. Great Yarmouth & Caister Golf Club

Great Yarmouth & Caister golf club

📌 Location: Yarmouth Rd, Caister-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR30 5TD | 💷 Green Fees: from £50

We close out our list with another course on the coast, but this time towards the sandy beaches of the East Coast. 

Established in 1882, Great Yarmouth & Caister Golf Club is the oldest golf club in Norfolk. 

The course offers a classic links golfing experience with its fast, rolling fairways and deep bunkers. With very reasonable green fees, it also offers some of the best value in the area, ranking in the Top 100 golf course under £60. 

Known for its friendly, relaxed atmosphere, the club welcomes golfers of all skill levels. 

Final Thoughts

Norwich’s golf courses truly offer something for everyone, from challenging water hazards to stunning cliff-top golf. 

Each course provides a unique golfing experience, ensuring that no two rounds are ever the same. If you’re looking for further inspiration, you can check out and compare all the golf courses in the area, or search by postcode / city in our directory of all the golf courses in the UK.

However, you can’t go wrong with a round at one of the below whilst in Norwich.

  • Royal Norwich Golf Club
  • Eaton Golf Club
  • Barnham Broom Golf Club
  • Dunston Hall Golf Club
  • Sprowston Manor Golf Club
  • Royal Cromer Golf Club 
  • Great Yarmouth & Caister